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Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education



Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
6th and 7th Floor, 252 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario 
M5S 1V6

Office Hours 2022 

Hybrid Model Pilot 
Starting on September 6, 2022, LHAE will be operating on a hybrid model following OISE’s Hybrid Work Arrangements Pilot, with a mix of remote and in-person services to students and faculty.

Remote service: Monday & Fridays
Staff presence on the 6th floor will be minimal and focused on internal work. Staff will be available for meetings over Teams/Zoom, by appointment.

In-person service: Tuesdays-Wednesdays-Thursdays
Most staff will be on site and available for in-person meetings as detailed below. Meeting scheduling will go into effect on September 6, 2022.

Student services
Students may meet with a Graduate Liaison team member during these hours, by appointment:
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11am – 7pm
Wednesdays: 9am – 5pm

Students in CIDE (Comparative, International and Development Education), CSEP (Collaborative Specialization in Education Policy), or WLSC (Workplace Learning and Social Change) may meet with the Collaborative Specializations Administrator during these hours, by appointment:
Thursdays: 10am – 6pm

To book an appointment please use the corresponding e-mail:
For current master’s students
For current doctoral students
For collaborative program inquiries

Financial and operations services (e.g. expense claims, contracts, payroll, facilities)
Faculty and students may meet with the Business Officer or the Financial and Operations Assistant during these hours, by appointment:
Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 am – 4 pm.
To book an appointment please email

Communications & Special Projects (e.g. website, research grants support, events, recruitment)
Faculty and students may meet with the Communications Officer during these hours, by appointment:
Thursdays: 9am – 5pm
To book an appointment please email

Staff Directory

Name Position Room Phone E-mail
Creso Sa Chair 6-195 416-978-1206
Carol Campbell Associate Chair 6-187 416-978-1266
Sazna Aliyar Student Success Officer, Collaborative Specializations 7-107 416-978-0892
Vesna Bajic Communications
and Special Projects
6-213 416-978-1205
Faizal Baksh Finance and Operations Assistant  6-194 416-978-1201
TBA Student Success Officer 6-214 416-978-1251  

Diedra Dick
Business Officer 6-193 416-978-1251
Anna Mullatagirov Graduate Admissions and Student Engagement Liaison 6-216 416-978-0729
Caroline Song Executive Assistant to the Chair 6-197 416-978-1254
Karolina Szymanska Coordinator of LHAE Graduate Programs 6-215 416-978-0748


Questions about Applying?

For more information contact our admissions team in the OISE Registrar's Office: 

Graduate Admissions
Registrar's Office & Student Experience (ROSE)

8th Floor, 252 Bloor St. West, Toronto, ON

Current students questions?

For more information for currently registered students on the following:

Courses, registration, grades, status, fees
Registrar's Office & Student Services (ROSE)

Doctoral/PhD, EdD Final Oral Exams:

For more contact information visit ROSE CONTACT page